Scholarship and Boarding Bursaries

The King's School Scholarship and Boarding Bursaries

Scholarship and Boarding Bursaries - Introduction

The King's School is fortunate to be able to offer a range of scholarships and bursaries for entry to Years 7 - 11. Many of these awards have been established as a result of the generosity of parents, friends, associated organisations and bequests. The majority of Scholarships are awarded for entry into Year 7 although other entry levels are also available. Up to 20 scholarships may be awarded in any year.

Applications for Scholarships

Application for Scholarships may be made through the Scholarships Advisor, Ms Debbie de Belle, at any time. The majority of awards are offered in the first months of each year and are relevant to the following academic year.

Scholarship Assessment examinations are held in February and are followed by Interviews for short-listed applicants and subsequent advice. It is to be noticed that there are usually in excess of 300 applicants for Scholarships.

The Scholarship Program for 2019 entry is:
  • 18 February 2018 – Day Student Candidates
  • 25 February 2018 – Boarding Student Candidates
  • 26 February 2018 – Short-listed Music Scholarship Auditions
  • March 2018 – Short-listed Interviews
  • April/May – Awardee’s Notified

Scholarship Exams are conducted by the Melbourne-based Edutest organisation ( and practice tests are available on this site.

Apply for Academic / Music Scholarships online
Apply for Boarding Awards online